On June 20, the Parliament of Ukraine is to consider lodging the amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine, in particular concerning the cancellation of the immunity of the President, MPs and judges, to the Constitutional Court for the study, the speaker of the Parliament Volodymyr Lytvyn said during a meeting of the Parliament’s conciliation board of factions and committees leaders, ForUm correspondent reports.

In particular, the speaker mentioned that according to the Parliament’s decision, the bill on amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine (regarding immunity) is to be considered on June 20.

At the same time, according to the speaker, the relevant committee has not yet presented the documents regarding the consideration of the bill.

However, Lytvyn said that even if such documents were not presented, the bill would still be considered, as there is a respective decision of the Parliament.

In turn, the chairman of the Parliament’s committee on legal policy Serhiy Mishchenko said that the committee meeting on this matter was held on 11 June, and the committee members decided on the bill. He expressed surprise at hearing the documents were not received by the chairman of the Parliament, as he completed and delivered them in accordance with the Parliament’s regulations.

In his turn, the leader of the NU-NS faction Mykola Martynenko stressed that the bill on cancellation of immunity of the President, MPs and judges was submitted by the opposition.

Addressing his colleagues, Martynenko suggested that on Wednesday "all should unanimously vote and show real position concerning this issue," recalling that "recently, the majority has lobbied very actively for passing bill."


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